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4.3.1. Volunteer Toolkit

Volunteer Toolkit

The Volunteer Toolkit is the digital planning tool that gives Troop Leaders all resources and program content to help the girls plan and carry out a successful and fun Girl Scout year! The toolkit allows you to plan and prepare practically anywhere from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

 

Through the Volunteer Toolkit, troop leaders can:

  • Plan the troop’s calendar year.
  • Email parents with one click.
  • View the troop roster, renew girls’ membership, and update girls' contact information.
  • View Daisy through Ambassador Journeys and badges (to plan for troop meetings), including prepopulated tracks for younger and older Multi-Level troop groups (K–5 and 6–12).
  • Customize meetings by troop year with other badge and Journey options.
  • Explore individual meeting plans that show a breakdown of every meeting, including a list of materials needed and editable time allotments for each activity within a meeting.
  • Record girls’ attendance at meetings and their badge and Journey achievements.
  • Add council or custom troop events to the troop’s calendar.
  • Enter the troop’s finances (depending on the council’s process).
  • Easily locate resources both national and local council resources, such as Safety Activity Checkpoints

What about parents?

  • Parents can now access the Volunteer Toolkit to see what their girl’s troop or group is doing (e.g, meeting information and which badges and Journeys she is working on).
  • Parents can also view the troop’s finances (depending on the council’s process).

User Guide

Check out the Volunteer Toolkit user guide to help you get started, learn more about different sections of the Toolkit, and ready to plan your Girl Scout year!

Getting Started:

Your Council 101 training will give you all you need to know to use the Volunteer Toolkit. Additionally you can check out this demo. Note: You'll need the following password: VTKDemo493. We also created a video (featuring one of our Volunteer Toolkit Rockstars!) that may help you get an understanding of what you can do on the Volunteer Toolkit and where to find important items.

The Volunteer Toolkit includes the following important tools and more:

Safety Activity Checkpoints
Every adult in Girl Scouting is responsible for the physical and emotional safety of girls, and we follow these guidelines at all times. From archery to hiking, outdoor cooking to zip lining, get checklists to help everyone stay safe—and have fun!